Description: Sabari goes on a 'revenge' mode and bumps off the rowdy elements, who are disturbing peace and tranquility in the city.From a serious cop to a caring doctor, it is a transformation for Captain Vijayakanth. But his point remains the same and that is, eliminating the evil elements from the society.Seemingly inspired by Ramana, director Suresh has woven a script which suits Vijayakanth's new-found political photo and gives him enough scope to flex his muscles and take on the baddies.A one-man army, Vijayakanth goes on a 'revenge' mode and bumps off the rowdy elements, who are...
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Description: It is basically an investigative movie as CBI officer Kasi Viswanath (Vijaykanth) is entrusted to investigate the mysterious disappearance of Judge Sadasivam (Nassar). The Kasi Viswanathan squad comprises junior officer Kesavan Nair (Anad Raj) and a constable (Pandiaraj). Later Kasi finds out that a state minister Elakyam (Prakash Raj) is behind all crimes in the town and he is assisted by three senior cops. Suddenly one by one the terrible cops are killed, with needle of suspicion resting on Kasi as a look-alike is behind the murders. It is revealed that it is a revenge killing by Perarasu (Vijaykanth), Kasi’s twin brother. We are said in a flashback by the family retainer (Chandrasekhar) that Kasi was the long-lost twin brother of Perarasu and their father, the local chieftain (Sarath Babu), was at one time the lord maker of Panchalakurichi.
Description: Vallarasu (Vijayakanth) is the deputy commissioner of police and a very honest Police Officer who has arrested Wasim Khan a terrorist from Pakistan.He is married and has wife Anjali(Devayani) and 2 children.Vallarasu kills his senior Police officer on knowing who is his senior but who, he realises, is hand-in-glove with terrorists and Anti-National elements. Vallarasu takes the support of some youths who are disillusioned by their inability to join the police force to war the terrorist and another criminal elements.Vallarasu wars R.Kandasamy a rich boy who is behind...
Description: Sethupathi IPS film starring Vijayakanth, Meena and Nambiar. Terrorism vs India is escalated heavily by Indians trained abroad. Sethupathi IPS (Vijayakanth) is a very efficient cop whose whole family has served the country at some time- his mother Satyabhama (Srividya) is an IAS Officer, his maternal grandfather was a soldier who got a medal for killing 200 opponents (a medal which Sethupathi secretly covets) and his father in law (Vijayakanth) is an Inspector General of Police.Sethupathi catches terrorist Sivasubramaniam in a hospital and coaxes him to reveal information...
Description: In the roads of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his fresh life as a dealer begins. In a globe where a boy wants everything, he may end up with nothing.
Description: Four men, four stories, all intersect in Manila. Episode one is about Ariel, a con-man. Episode two is about Boy, an expectant father. In the third episode, Ronald goes to Manila to sell a building. And in the fourth storyline Baste saves his sister from Ariel.
Description: Vasilis and Kostas are two Cops working for the Homicide Division. They are inseparable,immoral and hold crossing the line. When a Minister is murdered,they 'll do anything to solve the case.
Description: A rebel's son, Kumander Idel (Manny Pacquiao) pursued his father's work as an outlaw who hides in the mountains with a group of boys creating chaos on the corrupt officials who continue to oppress people. Just like a typical anti-hero, he carries a large gun with sexy women shooting guns along with shootouts in the jungle. Using his own special code of honor, he applies justice to all those who deserve punishment. He eventually could create a choice between his values and a possibility for an easier life.
Description: After WWIII has devastated America, a tiny band of female fighters attempt to survive long enough to create it to the last town left. The trouble is dictator Rollins doesn't wish her town overpopulating so she sends out her squad of mercenaries to hunt and eliminate any "survivors" in the wastelands. The females, along with the support of a boy out to avenge the death of his family, war their method to the town combating mutated scavengers, wasteland renegades, and the city's own mercenaries along the way!
Description: Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a boy in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they slay the priest, leaving a young parishioner Johnny behind. He actually seeks revenge for the death of the holy man.
Description: Alec a courageous but impetuous knight returns to his home village having been summoned by his older brother Francis to care for their ailing father. The brothers' reunion is short-lived as a traveller terrified and half-crazed arrives to warn of an imminent attack by a winged monster with the body of a dragon the head of a gruesome insect and deadly claws. As the beast descends upon the peaceful city brash Alec draws his sword and the villagers arm themselves. Actually the brothers gotta stand together to save their home and the folks they love.
Description: The movie appears at first to be a documentary. Bish, a final year movie student, is shooting the documentary for his graduating project. Things change when an unspecified "incident" wipes out the population of Western Australia leaving Bish as the only survivor. At first he enjoys his fresh found wealth and power, stealing cars, testing golf in expensive mansions and breaking into an Units base to steal an arsenal of weaponry including a Field Gun which he uses to shell the houses of folks he didn't like when they were alive. Bish is just starting to become lonely when the zombies arrive and he finds a fresh lease of life in the challenge of survival. He is preparing to leave Perth when he makes contact with other survivor, Sarah, on the another side of city and he finds the real purpose that had eluded him in his former life - to receive to Sarah and receive her out of the city. However as the town is actually overflowing with zombies this proves to be more than a tiny difficult.
Description: SS doctor during the fight worked on the serum of cancer, but discovered a poor poison, one vial is enough to slay 100 000 people. 20 years after the war, the old Nazi gets out of prison, and the hunt for him and his discovery begins.
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Large disappointment. Usually Lance Henriksen can offer some redeeming qualities to even the worst script as he did in Stone Cold. BUT, no one should save this movie. Continuity has been ignored with a passion. The storyline is WEAK and remains unjustified right through the final credits. This is not even a "rainy day watch." This is film for laying down and avoiding. AND; as far as the DVD being "digitally re-mastered;" I fear the master was beyond help, because even state of the art home theatre should not create the audio enjoyable. The next time you wish visitors to leave, fire this film up, and you'll have your policy in no time.
A group of tourists on safari in Africa are kidnapped by a self-styled guerrilla general (Henry Cele). Among the group are two Japanese businessmen on a quest for a lost Samurai ancestor and woman whose lover is a white hunter-cum-mercenary soldier. But the kidnap is a scam to enable an Arab in the group to meet with the general and arrange an arms deal. But lo! the lover is coming to save them all in real Crocodile Dundee-style! A strange mix of themes here - Japanese fighting, Stallone style ambushes in the forest, a compound full of prisoners with an elegant house nearby and John Saxon's weird shot at a middle Eastern accent. But strangest of all is Mr Cele's wardrobe - from Shaka style leopard skin outfits - one in a boudoir finished with beaded wig! - to dungarees and a straw hat as he tends his roses. But he looks greatest in his general's uniform and his striding walk should not be equalled for dignity and presence. Which is just as well as there's tiny else in this movie to spark one's interest and is desperately massive with 'meaningful' mood musac. Mr Cele alone tackles his role with a credible commitment, giving a saving grace to an otherwise classically B minus movie. It's only worth watching his performance so quick forward the rest!
Yasujiro Endo (Fujioka) is a Japanese businessman who decides to go to the African nation of Imtazi. He believes an ancestor of his was a samurai fighter who somehow got lost in Africa, and he is searching for answers. But for him it becomes a sort of spiritual quest to reconnect with his past. Meanwhile, he is surrounded by another colourful characters, such as Johnny Congo (Henriksen), a Vietnam vet, and Al-Hakim (Saxon), an Arab sheik. Caro and Susan (Holzbog and Eilbacher) have their own reasons for being there as well. Things really begin to heat up when, surprisingly enough, strife occurs in Africa. That seems to give everyone the excuse for violence they're looking for (or maybe that's just the audience). Will Endo truly be THE LAST SAMURAI? Not to be confused with the Tom Cruise film of the same name, here the Last Samurai in question seems to be John Fujioka. He was a prolific actor that appeared in American Ninja (1985), American Ninja 2 (1987), American Samurai (1992) and American Yakuza (1993). He was obviously as obsessed with "American"-based action films as we are here at Comeuppance Reviews, and for that we salute him. Clearly Tom Cruise is jealous of this guy. But here's the problem: The Last Samurai is a situation of the old "bait and switch". With a game like that, and with a picture of Fujioka on the front brandishing a giant sword, you think you know what you're in for. But you'd be wrong: this film is an Africa Slog. Much like a Zone Slog, a Submarine Slog, an Airplane Slog, or perhaps a Sci-Fi Slog, An Africa Slog might be fun for the cast and team of the movie, but it's not for the audience. After sitting there restlessly throughout most of the running time, you're GLAD he's the Last Samurai.Even the nice Lance Henriksen cannot save this. He does his absolute best, and his bolo tie is cute awesome, but he's struggling vs a wall of incoherent plotting and incompetent direction, which is surprising for the normally talented Paul Mayersberg. Knowing his history, he may have been going for the artier end of things, but it all seems to fall flat. It's difficult to say what's going on here and why. Simply putting a bunch of characters in Africa is not the same thing as a plot. But Henriksen - whose name is Johnny Congo, it feels necessary to reiterate - had faced very related challenges before, namely with Savage Dawn (1985). Interestingly enough, his co-star here, Arabella Holzbog, would appear with him again the same year in Stone Cold (1991), which was sort of like a biker do-over to correct the mistakes of Savage Dawn. It was also interesting to see fellow fanatic favourite John Saxon as some sort of Arab sheik. Saxon's accent, or Saxccent, set him apart and showed his acting range.Yes, the beginning of the movie has a classy black and white Kendo match, and the climax has some nice action, but it's too tiny too late, as there's not much of any in the middle of the movie. The Last Samurai is closer in spirit to Danger Territory (1996), Sweepers (1998), and even, heaven support us, High Explosive (2001), but it's not that bad. We don't wish to malign the film too much, but we felt it did not deliver on its promises. It lacks surprises or excitement. We really wanted to like the movie, but not much happens that makes it simple to like.We found the Front Row Entertainment VHS at the Salvation Army, and we were excited at first, but it may receive place back into circulation.
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